Way of life 1400 up to 1450

Door mounting, Smithery from Triepkendorf near Feldberg Door mounting, Smithery from Triepkendorf near Feldberg

region Mecklenburg

Celebrations for specific occasions became equally established in both urban and rural areas. Christenings, engagements and weddings or funeral rites upon someone’s death were occasions for families to meet up and beer was consumed. Birthdays were not celebrated. Prosperity in towns and cities led to fashionable attire that, as an expression of social status, was only worn on appropriate occasions.

Elendenhaus_Pasewalk_Foto_Roland_Rossner_Deutsche_Stiftung_Denkmalschutz Almshouse in Pasewalk, ca. 1400

region Western Pomerania

Celebrations for specific occasions became equally established in both urban and rural areas. Christenings, engagements and weddings or funeral rites upon someone’s death were occasions for families to meet up and beer was consumed. Birthdays were not celebrated. Prosperity in towns and cities led to fashionable attire that, as an expression of social status, was only worn on appropriate occasions.

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